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Tea Party and OWS - Unite!

Discussion in 'Politics, Elections & Legislation' started by mrskeet410, Nov 6, 2011.

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  1. mrskeet410

    mrskeet410 TS Member

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    From the Wall Street Journal -

    "The Occupy Wall Street protesters aren't good at articulating what they want, but one of their demands is "end corporate welfare." Well, welcome aboard. Some of us have been fighting crony capitalism for decades, and it's good to have new allies if liberals have awakened to the dangers of the corporate welfare state.

    Corporate welfare is the offer of special favors—cash grants, loans, guarantees, bailouts and special tax breaks—to specific industries or firms. The government doesn't track the overall cost of these programs, but in 2008 the Cato Institute made an attempt and came up with $92 billion for fiscal ..."

    http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204002304576631192120542046.html?mod=WSJ_Opinion_AboveLEFTTop
     
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    Brian in Oregon Well-Known Member

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